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Bod-Inc: A-141

Albertus Magnus

Sermones de eucharistiae sacramento.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] ‘Prologus seu procedendi modus huius libri.’ Opera (1651), XIIa 247-8; Opera (1890), XIII 667-8.

[a1r] ‘Tituli operis.’

[a2r] Albertus Magnus [pseudo-; Bonaventura pseudo-; Thomas Aquinas pseudo-]: Sermones de eucharistiae sacramento. ‘De sacrosancto eukaristie sacramento sermones'. Opera (1651), XIIa 249-300; Opera (1890), XIII 669-797 (Sermo I–XVII, XIX, XVIII, XX–XXXII). On authorship see Glorieux, Répertoire, 6 cr; Meersseman 113-16; Joseph Kramp, ‘Albert der Grosse und die “Sermones de ss. eucharistiae sacramento”  ’, Gregorianum, 3 (1922), 239-53; Distelbrink no. 206; Schneyer, Repertorium V 608-12.

[f6r] ‘Notula et doctrina multum vtilis.’ Opera (1890), XIII 798-9.

[f7r] ‘Tabula huius operis'.


Imprint: [Cologne: Johann Guldenschaff, c.1477, not after 1478]. Folio.

Remarks: Sack, Frankfurt, lists a copy with a rubricator's note dated 1478. Blank impression of type-matter on f8r. For the relative dates of this and the subsequent item, see CIBN A‑173 and A‑174.


Collation: [a–e10 f8].


ISTC: ia00324000

GW: GW 768;

Hain: H *450;

Goff: Goff A‑324;

BMC: BMC I 253;

Proctor: Pr 1203;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑210; CIBN A‑173; Sack, Frankfurt, 63; Sheppard 917; Voulliéme, Köln, 49.

LCN: 14290872


Copy number: A-141(1)

Bound with:
1. Albertus Magnus, Summa de eucharistiae sacramento. [Cologne]: Johann Guldenschaff, 30 Apr. 1477 (A‑150).

Binding: Half parchment over pasteboard.

Size: 293 × 220 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 207 mm.

On second endleaf, 25 lines of quaestiones on original sin in contemporary hand, two lines of Latin verse attributed to ‘Ouidius' in a slightly later hand, the first Met. 6.429 and a German translation of Gn 29,22-4 in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand. On third endleaf, transcription of the colophon of item 1 in the same hand as the distich and the note of ownership. Sixteenth-century marginal notes and pagination in both items. In both items, the sheets are signed in contemporary red ink.

Initials, signatures, and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Eberbach, Hesse-Nassau, Cistercians, BVM; for the use of Johannes Rabe of Marburg, monk in Eberbach; sixteenth-century inscription on the recto of the third endleaf: ‘Liber beate Marie virginis In Ebberbach ad usum fratris Johannis de marpurgk canonicus(!) eiusdem Ecclesie perpetuusque capellanus', followed by transcription of the colophon of item 1 and by: ‘Frater Johannes Rabe | Hamph | Hürüss[en] [these three names one above the other] canicus(!) et capellaris(?) vt supra'; on the verso of the fourth endleaf: ‘Liber beate virginis In eberbach'; see Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher (Regensburg, 1998), 303. Miltenberg, Bavaria, Franciscan Recollects; inscription on the recto of the fourth endleaf in a seventeenth-century hand: ‘Bibliothecæ Fratrum Minorum Recollect[orum] Conventus Miltenberg[ensis]'. On b1r of item 2 ‘Ex bibliotheca P. B. S. S. et M. de anno 75'. Purchased from John Mozley Stark for £1. 11. 6; label with number from Stark's catalogue: ‘68'; see Library Bills (1856-8), no. 439; Books Purchased (1858), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.7(2).

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